Posted on: November 25, 2020 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

Black Friday — traditionally, the single busiest shopping day of the year — is going to look different this week. Instead of setting an alarm to brave crowds for deeply discounted items, many dedicated shoppers will be looking for deals online. Because of COVID-19, people have gotten used to doing their shopping online, and retailers have taken advantage of that by already offering specials that used to only be available on Cyber Monday – the Monday after Thanksgiving. These bargains will continue throughout the holiday season.

Better Business Bureau (BBB) warns that because much of the 2020 holiday gift shopping will more than likely involve online shopping, it will also be a bonanza for scammers. Online purchase scams ranked among the top three riskiest scams for the last three years, according to the 2019 BBB Scam Tracker Risk Report published in March 2020, shortly after COVID-19 shut down much of the